NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is planning to develop a Multi-Modal Integration Hub (MMI) at 10 metro stations of Phase-1 and Phase-2 corridors.
DMRC aims to improve the walking space as well as ensure seamless integration of Metro stations with all the public transport within a 300m distance from the Metro station, to introduce pick-up and drop-off facilities, pedestrian pathways/plazas and separate lanes for cycle tracks for safe and easy movement of people.
Charging points will also be available at every station and footpaths will be widened by 2 metres and will be disabled-friendly.
The 10 stations that will become MMI Hubs are Janakpuri East, Uttam Nagar West, Dwarka More, Nehru Place, Nawada, Shahdara, Shastri Park, Shastri Nagar, Jahangirpuri and Karol bagh Metro station. The estimated cost for the development of multi-modal integration at these 10 Metro stations is Rs 24.28 crore.
According to the officials presently 96 Metro stations of Delhi Metro are to be developed for MMI whereas the work has been completed at 61 stations, out of which 59 are Phase-3 stations while the other two are Kashmere Gate and Chhatarpur.